ARRI Rental Cologne's New Facilities

In February 2012 ARRI Rental Cologne moved within the premises of the industrial park "Bilderstöckchen". Together with ARRI Film & TV and as part of the newly created umbrella brand ARRI Media Services, ARRI Rental Cologne now offers a comprehensive range of services, including project planning, equipment rental, post production and production support.

Branch manager Stefan Martini is pleased with the relocation: “When the opportunity to move within the same industrial complex presented itself, we took advantage immediately. It means our customers continue to find us in the same location and we are now housed in the same building as our sister company, ARRI Film & TV Cologne. The entire range of ARRI knowhow is now made available to our customers under one roof, offering them possible technical solutions and comprehensive advice that greatly surpasses simply furnishing technology.” The rapid change from analog to digital recording technology and the resulting wealth of technological possibilities makes competent advice all the more important. Even during the early project development phase, it is crucial to carefully consider all format and system options before making a decision, to determine the workflow and to discuss the budgetary ramifications of such decisions.

“The larger premises made it possible to expand the camera, lighting and dolly grip rental division, thereby modernizing the facilities and optimizing the internal processes in order to provide our customers with the best possible service,” Stefan Martini adds. “And it enabled us to bring our new partner Klaus Daubenberger and his company gripdepot on board.” Klaus Daubenberger, a specialist for remote heads and camera cranes with international experience, perfectly completes ARRI Rental’s portfolio in Cologne.

In addition to the traditional camera, lighting and dolly grip equipment rental aspects of the business, ARRI Rental Cologne, which closely collaborates with ARRI Film & TV, specializes in providing complex solutions for 2D/3D formats and in offering production-related services for all major digital recording formats. Most recently, ARRI Rental Cologne provided the following productions with state-of-the-art camera technology: the ARD TV series “Verbotene Liebe” and the Dutch-German feature film co-production “Oben ist es still” (original title “Boven is het stil”). Both were shot on the ARRI ALEXA.

ARRI Rental and ARRI Film & TV are now part of the new umbrella brand ARRI Media Services, an innovative alliance combining four of ARRI’s core competencies. and offer comprehensive project support and services, including project planning, equipment rental, on-set services, postproduction and archiving. In addition and offer customers cooperation models in the form of co-production partnerships and the handling of worldwide sales.

In conclusion, Stefan Martini says, “The move into the new facilities, the partnership with Klaus Daubenberger and the close collaboration within ARRI Media Services have created the best possible conditions for our customers and allows us to meet future challenges the film industry may hold in store for us. The ARRI Rental Cologne team looks forward to them."



ARRI Rental Deutschland GmbH
Cologne Offices
Stefan Martini
Heinrich-Pesch-Strasse 7
50739 Cologne

Tel. +49 (0)221 9499 1470


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